phonetic search

phonetic search

[fə′ned·ik ′sərch]
(computer science)
A method of locating information in a file in which an algorithm is used to locate combinations of characters that sound similar to a specified combination.
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Company Webcast Will Also Demonstrate Latest R&D Advances in Multi-modal and Phonetic Search Technology
6 /PRNewswire/ -- Redlasso, a leading provider of phonetic search technology for rich media content, has been chosen to provide their content managing system to Philadelphia's 610 WIP sports talk radio station.
Nexidia's technology adds high precision to RetrievalWare's phonetic search capability, identifying not just dictionary words, but also slang terms and code words.
GSI's Geonames app is a mobile application which provides online and off line access to GSI's patented phonetic search engine for geographic names, DataFlex(TM), as well as worldwide Geonames data coverage.
First Advantage has installed Nexidia's Forensic Search software in its global data centers and is integrating Nexidia's patented phonetic search technology into its web-based review platform, Global RPM[sup.
lt;p>The search engine features a number of advanced options including phonetic search for those who are sometimes spelling challenged.
Phonetic search technology also makes Engage Analyze fast - much faster than speech-to-text systems.
Nexidia's core Phonetic Search Engine, which is the basis of all Nexidia products, reduces the time and increases the accuracy of searches against large collections of recorded audio.
The site enhancements represent a major breakthrough in the way search is conducted for online audio, video, text and graphical information by combining phonetic search, optical character recognition, language processing and contextual analysis.
Nexidia Live Collection Assistant is powered by Nexidia Scan, which taps into the network switching environment to scan hundreds of concurrent streams per server and applies Nexidia's patented Phonetic Search Engine to identify target phrases.
The tool harnesses Nexidia's patented phonetic search technology to enable searches independent of logging, transcription, and/or captions.
This capability is an integral part of the Nexidia Phonetic Search Engine (PSE) and has been leveraged by Nexidia's global customer base since the company's inception (as Fast-Talk Communications) in 2000.